FVO report – India – Contaminants and residues

This report describes the outcome of a Food and Veterinary Office (FVO) audit in India, carried out from 3 to 14 March 2014, as part of the published programme of FVO audits. The objective of the audit was to evaluate the performance of competent authorities and other officially authorised entities in their implementation of official controls concerning … Continue reading FVO report – India – Contaminants and residues

Food recalls in EU – Week 5 – 2014

This week on the RASFF database (Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed) we have three recalls from consumers in EU, following an alert notification: - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria Monocytogenes in smoked trout fillets, following company's own check. Origin Belgium (via Denmark), notification from France, distributed also to Luxembourg; - Pathogenic micro-organisms: Listeria Monocytogenes in gorgonzola cheese, following company's own check. Origin Italy, notification from Switzerland; - Mycotoxins: aflatoxins in blanched … Continue reading Food recalls in EU – Week 5 – 2014